Subject: Re: problems printing binary files
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From: Gorgonio Barreto Ara'ujo <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/21/1994 16:39:42
>Date: Fri, 17 Jun 1994 16:22:05 -0700
>        I am having problems using lpt0 with a HP Laserjet II specifically
>with binary (PCL) files.  There appear to be dropped characters in the
>output that cause the printer to misinterpret the PCL file (graphics areas
>turn into odd character sequences).  The same hardware platform (486/33) and
>printer work ok under dos and SCO/ODT.  If I send the file multiple times,
>the problem appears in similiar but not identical places in the file. Has 
>anyone else run into a problem like this, and if so what do you discover?
>	My config line for the printer is:
>device          lpt0    at isa? port "IO_LPT1" irq 7
>	Thanks!
	Try to rightly set printcap(5)'s ``fc'' and ``fs''.